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Prime Minister of India inaugurated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum in Ahmedabad

Oct 30, 2013 11:53 IST

Manmohan SinghPrime minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh on 29 october 2013 inaugurated the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum at Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

About Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum

Sarda Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum was established in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was an Indian freedom fighter.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Museum has been developed at the cost of 28.54 crore rupees in 36 thousand sq meter area. Eight feet tall statue of Sardar Patel along with Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru is the main attraction of this National museum.

Museum has rich and rare collection of personal belongings of Sardar Patel apart from valuable gifts received by him. Miniature of Sardar Patel’s residence, school, jail and other places associated with his life are also created in this museum. Visitors can also see the special 3D film on role of Sardar Patel in India’s freedom struggle apart from 14 multimedia interactive displays.

Sarda Vallabhbhai Patel

About Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Sardar Vallabhai Patel was an Indian freedom fighter and one of the great social leaders of India. Vallabhbhai Patel was born on 31 October 1875 in Nadiad, a small village in Gujarat.

He is one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. After India's independence, he became the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was the man behind the consolidation of 565 semi-autonomous princely states to form a united India.

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